Vellore Institute Of Technology (VIT) University

Vellore Institute Of Technology (VIT) University, Vellore was established in 1984 and is a deemed to be university. It is often considered one of the best technical universities in India, and was established with the aim of providing quality higher education on par with international standards. VIT University aims to impart futuristic technical education and instill high patterns of discipline through the dedicated staff, who shall set global standards, making the students technologically superior and ethically strong, who in turn shall improve the quality of life of the human race. The university currently offers undergraduate, postgraduate, integrated and research programs in the fields of Engineering, Technology, Applied Sciences, and Management.


General Information

Vellore Institute Of Technology (VIT) University

VIT was established in the year 1984 .

It is a Deemed University.

VIT has its sole campus in Vellore, Tamil Nadu.

The following Programs are offered :

Sr No. Course
1. B.Arch (5 years)
2. B.Des -Industrial Design
3. M.Des -Industrial Design

The eligibility criteria is as follows :

B.Arch :
10+2 examination with Mathematics as a subject and minimum 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/ Jammu & Kashmir and North Eastern states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura)

B.Des :
10 + 2 with 60 % marks in aggregate

M.Des :
Passed B.Des in relevant discipline. Merit based + counselling

Fees for B.Arch amount to Rs. 2,88,000 per year (approx.)

The University has 23 hostels :

  • 17 hostels for boys which accommodate 13,000 students in single, double, three, four bedded and six bedded rooms. A gym facility is also attached with a well maintained swimming pool
  • The 6 Women's hostels have rooms for 4,300 students. Women students have access to gym facilities and a swimming pool inside one of these hostel premises

The Institute has a tie-up with the Curtin University, Australia for exchange programs.

The Highlights of Infrastructure are :

  • Studios
  • Well planned academic blocks
  • Canteen
  • Gym
  • Convenience store
  • Library
  • Sports playgrounds & facilities
  • Auditorium & conference facilities
  • Smart Classrooms

Application & Admission Process

The steps for the admission process are :

Step 1 - Apply online at the official website
Step 2 - Appear for Entrance test/Personal Interview
Step 3 - Selected candidates pay fees & confirm admission

The important dates of the admission process are as follows :


Key Activity Dates
Application start date 4th April 2018
Application end date 15th June 2018
Declaration of merit list 18th June 2018
Counselling/Interview 22nd june 2018


Key Activity Dates
VITEEE Results 27th April 2018
VITEEE counselling phase-I 9th-11th May 2018
VITEEE counselling phase-II May 14th -18th May 2018

The Following entrance tests are conducted at VIT :

B.Des :
VITEEE (A 2.5 hours computer based test with objective type multiple choice questions)

B.Arch :

Following are the entrance exams conducted at VIT :

    Conducted in 32 centres across India, Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat, and Qatar

  • NATA
    NATA Examination shall be conducted at around 70 cities spread all over the country

Industry & Job Market

The Top past recruiters were :

  • Ebay
  • Kotak
  • Godrej properties
  • Myntra
  • Tata
  • Schneider
  • Honda
  • Paypal
  • Payoda
  • Microland
  • Aspire systems
  • Teradata